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The Day Is Finally Drawing Near

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Tomorrow night our BFF's arrive to start our adventure. Mom didn't want to go to exercise so went home, fixed dinner and got started on my list of To Do's! Got quite a bit of my list crossed off.

Fixing a roast in the crockpot for dinner as BFF's should be here or almost when I get off work on Friday. Having Mom over for dinner and sending any leftovers home with her.

Looking forward to time off with our BFF's, Know there will be lots of laughter, adventures, walks on the beach, walking, riding bikes and fun. They are dear friends to us. The boys can watch the big screen TV and we can do some exercise.

Think things at home are pretty under control and I can finish up most of my To Do list tonight. Really got a lot knocked out last night. Yipee!

Work going better. Not sure what has changed for me...my attitude, Debbie Downer has really changed and she has a so much better attitude. Still looking for options and when I get home will take classes to get my Life license. Boss offered it at my review and it can only add to my qualifications so why not.

Off to make it a great day!

  
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ABB698 2/10/2012 11:11AM

    Enjoy your time with your BFF's! emoticon

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BESEVEN 2/9/2012 8:06AM

    Ain't it great to cross things off the TO DO list?! Love it!

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SUNSET09 2/9/2012 7:03AM

  It's always a good time with the BFFs, definitely a well deserved trip. Enjoy each other and come back refreshed and rejuvenated! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DGFOWLER 2/9/2012 6:51AM

    This is awesome. You relax and enjoy yourself with your BFF's and don't let anything linger in your mind about what may be happening at home. Just do this for you. it will be a great refresher emoticon Donna

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Rocking On!

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Got through 2 hours of line dancing class. They are getting a little easier for me. At the end where we're twirling and spinning...loose me but the other stuff is getting easier. When I get done I am drippng wet Good exercise although my knees feel it the next day. Looking foward when I am more comfortable and can dance instead of being so concerned with the movements.

Went to dinner with co-worker and her daughter and then to line dancing. Had a nice evening. Hubby was going to be gone and said the girl time would do me good. Surprised me! It was nice.

Three days counting today and our BFF's arrive. Have to get serious about the last minute cleaning tonight. Hope to take Mom to Curves after work. Will put dinner in the crockpot this AM so most of dinner will be done.

I know these upcoming two weeks will fly by and I'll once again be back typing early in the morning preparing for work!

Work is going better...not sure if it's my attitude or what...

Off to make it a great day!

  
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VTORIA3 2/8/2012 5:47AM

    Line dancing does sound like fun and a good workout. Zumba is like dancing, too, and I am finding it a fun form of exercise. Gosh did I really write that? I have always been known for saying I hate all forms of exercise and do it because I have to. Will wonders never cease, LOL.

My knees bothered me when I first started Zumba Gold. After a month or so, they made the adjustment, thank goodness, and I now can do Zumba Intermediate. Sounds like you will be busy preparing for company (and burning more calories from all of these activities). If you are like me, it's hard not to get too crazy with that, but try to remember it's all about enjoying your company.

Have a great day.

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What Makes Me Sing- What Makes Me Cry

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Read book by John Maxwell last night before trying to go to sleep. Boy was that a mistake...woke me right up pondering those thoughts.

Didn't get much done last night like I wanted to.

Today is my baby's 28th BD. Can't believe she's that old...or that my youngest is that old. People were right...time does fly. There are moments that seem to go so slowly...like your babies sleeping through the night or getting them potty trained and then you turn around and they are gone and time flies away quickly.

My former boss lost his best friend and he really encouraged us to do what we are passionate about, not to put off our bucket list until it's too late and we can't. Really started me on a course to start crossing off some things on my bucket list.

Our adventure with BFF's is one of those. It's not a good time to go yet we don't know how many tomorrow's we have. We need some laughter, fun, exploring with our BFF's...why not now?

I choose not to live my life full of "Should Have's (should have exercised) "Could Have's"(could have adventured but didn't) "Would Have's" (would have looked for a job/career that fueled my passion). I don't want to get to the end full of regrets...I want to slide in just at the last minute saying Boy what a ride!

Off to make it a great day!

  
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MOMFAN 2/7/2012 6:30PM

    emoticonLove the attitude!

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BESEVEN 2/7/2012 11:36AM

    Beautiful! This was just what I needed to read today!

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MARYJOANNA 2/7/2012 6:00AM

  John Maxwell has super ideas. We take one day at a time and make it our best. That is all we can do.

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DGFOWLER 2/7/2012 5:52AM

    Love it!!!!!!!!!!! You are definitely on the right track with this type of enthusiasm. I for one will begin that bucket list. You know the would've, should've could've just like you have done here. Great ideas.
emoticon Donna

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5 days until our Adventure with BFF's

Monday, February 06, 2012

Do I think I can last until Friday? Yes I know I can. Looking forward to our time away with BFF's Been awhile since we've seen them. I know I only talk to her about every day!

They drive out (about 9 hours) stay the night and then the next afternoon we fly to Florida and our daughter and her boyfriend pick us up at the Tampa airport. We are staying with daughter as she has a gorgeous condo place with two spare bedrooms. We will adventure around Sarasota and do whatever we want and show them around. Then Friday morning we'll leave and take the Key West Express boat to Key West for three days. I am so excited to show them and hubby Key West. It is fun and different. Just a neat break from life. The sunset celebration is gorgeous on Mallory Square. BFF's have been to Disney but never explored Florida...so they are looking forward to it also...and seeing the side of life from people who live in the area. Plus they get our past adventures experience to pick from what they want to do. Hope to get in some beach walking with my BFF. She loves to walk and is an inspiration to me. She's always stayed thin and exercised and she loves to eat also. Just going to be fun getting away, laughing a lot and relaxing. Plus always good to be with my daughter.

Starting to sleep better. Took nap yesterday afternoon, slept on the couch during SuperBowl and still slept through the night. I seem to go through cycles. Wake up with power surges (hormones) for 3 weeks or so and then have 3 week break where I can sleep uninterupted. For some reason I don't feel tired out in the afternoons during the week though.

Off to make it a great week!

  
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JLITT62 2/6/2012 8:14AM

    We went to key west this past oct. Had a great time!

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LILRED75 2/6/2012 5:53AM

  Have a great week. Wish we could all be there with you emoticon

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Saturday

Saturday, February 04, 2012

Busy day! When aren't they? Gotta get my workout in. Gotta declutter house. BFF's are coming in next Friday to begin our adventure! Trying not to get excited. Gotta start laying out the clothes to take on our trip.

Can't wait to hug my girl and spend time with her....again...and we were just there at Christmas. I miss her more and more as we grow close. We just need to live closer.

Need to take Mom out shopping. We are thinking maybe tomorrow after church we might go out. I dread it but know we need to do it. Thinks she is always out of clothes and then she gives away all we buy because they dont' fit. So aggrevating. Hubby takes her grocery shopping and Walmart Shopping etc so we do get her out. You just can't look at anything for yourself because she has to be the focus of it all. Seems I've changed with working...if I have some free time I get frustrated with her quickly and my patience is thin. Yet I know she enjoys just getting out and I shouldn't be so selfish. At times we will go and she will enjoy herself and I will feel good about our time together. Always try to remember we don't know how much time we have with her and to enjoy these precious times together.

Not meaning to get down ...off to make it a great day!

  
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MOMFAN 2/4/2012 11:14PM

    I understand, every time I am with my mom and talk to her on the phone I remind myself this time is all about her. It helps!

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